2013

 

 

December 2013 – The Sea, the Sea…
Do you follow me on Facebook? I’d love it if you did. My page is here.  If you do, you’ll know that I love to post pictures of the area I live in, the beautiful Sunshine Coast about  an hour north of Brisbane on Australia’s east coast. I particularly love to post pictures of the  Pumicestone Passage… Read more…

 

November 2013 – Makes You Proud to Be A Romance Writer
Some of you may know that my mother gave me my first Mills and Boon (better known in America as  Harlequin Romances) when I was eight years old in a desperate attempt to shut me up. Read more…

 

October 2013 – The Queen of the Sea (Part 2)
Did you see the post I did last month about hanging around Venice and making eyes at the gondoliers?  Just click on the Queen of Sea Part 1 link below this post. Well, this month I’m talking about things I did around Venice. Read more…

 

September 2013 – The Queen of the Sea (Part 1)
Earlier this year, I was hunting out some photographs to illustrate a guest blog for someone who was  coming onto the Romance Bandits site where I’m a regular. The author, Jennifer St. George, had  written a book inspired by Venice. Read more…

 

August 2013 – French Kisses to Bruno
My name is Anna Campbell and I’m a Martin Walker mystery addict! There, I’ve admitted it! Read more…

 

July 2013 – Elementary, My Dear Sherlock!
I’ve been noticing a lot of stuff on Facebook recently about how great Benedict Cumberbatch is as the  villain in the new Star Trek movie. That doesn’t surprise me at all.  Read more…

 

June 2013 – The Flowers That Bloom in the Spring, Tra La… (Part 2)
I hope you enjoyed last month’s photos of flowers. This month I thought I’d put up a few pictures of  Aussie natives. Read more…

 

May 2013 – The Flowers That Bloom in the Spring, Tra La… (Part 1)
I can remember many years ago in my arrogant youth sending my godfather a birthday card featuring  a pretty rose on the front and the rude comment inside that “Old people like pictures of flowers.” Sadly I’ve since become old and discovered that I love pictures of flowers too. Read more…

 

April 2013 – ARRC Is Definitely One of My Favorite Things!
On the weekend of 1st to 3rd March, I had a ball at the Mercure Hotel in Brisbane when I attended the  third Australian Romance Readers Association Convention. Read more…

 

March 2013 – Francis Is A Frontrunner
I’ve got a new reading craze, thanks to my HM&B Medical-writing friend Sharon Archer. We’ve  swapped favorite books for years and just recently she dug out two Dick Francis thrillers for me. Read more…

 

February 2013 – Weekend at the Windsor
Actually that’s a slight exaggeration. Because it was so heavily booked, on my recent trip down to  Melbourne (check out last month’s My Favorite Things about the porcelain in the National Gallery of  Victoria), I managed only one night at this venerable lady called the Duchess of Spring Street. Read more…

 

January 2013 – China in England in Melbourne
Recently, I was lucky enough to go down to Melbourne for a long weekend to see the Napoleon  exhibition. Read more…